WEINHEIM, Germany—Helix Medical L.L.C. Has opened a facility in Alajuela, just outside of San Jose, Costa Rica.
The company invested $4 million in the17,300 sq.-ft. plant and is expected to employ about 60 people by next year.
Helix Medical supplies contract manufacturing services to medical device original equipment manufacturers worldwide. This facility is the company's ninth operation worldwide, and the first in Latin America.
Manufacturing capabilities at Helix Medical Costa Rica include silicone extrusion and thermoplastic and silicone molding.